22 September 2021 - South Africa’s efforts to address the effects of climate change on people and the economy in a manner which leaves no one behind, received a firm nod from Cabinet last week. The meeting approved the revised NDCs, the Climate Bill and SA’s negotiating position for COP26. South Africa’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), will soon be deposited with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). 


17 September 2021 - The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment will be hosting clean-up activities across the country on Saturday,18 September 2021 for International Coastal Clean-up Day. This year the day is commemorated under the theme: “Keep Trash in the Bin and Not in the Ocean”. The day will also conclude the...


16 September 2021 - It is indeed an honour to be participating in the launch the On-line Platform for the African Green Stimulus Programme. Addressing increasing global environmental challenges such as climate change, air and water pollution, biodiversity loss, ocean degradation, and inefficient resource use has become even more important as countries seek to rebuild their economies and enhance...


15 September 2021 - The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy will virtually address the opening segment of the 18th Ordinary Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) on Thursday, 16 September 2021. Minister Creecy addresses AMCEN as its outgoing President after she presided over this august conference for the past two years and will take this opportunity to handover the baton to her successor.


16 September 2021 - The 109 firefighters and management from the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environments’ Working on Fire programme are set to return to South Africa on Thursday, 16 September 2021, after a successful deployment to Manitoba, Canada, where the South Africans assisted provincial firefighting authorities with wildland firefighting efforts.